Assimil Language Courses has 10 ratings and 0 reviews. Paperback book, four audio CDs, and 1 MP3 CD. Welcome to /r/Russian, a subreddit for people looking to learn Russian and discussion of the Russian language and culture. Though users are. Assimil was a language learning resource pioneer. I have used the series for two languages, Russian and Korean. What do I think of Assimil?.

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The strategies are based on old principles and that means that you can learn Russian with it. I read Assimil provides a vocabulary between 2, words, and I see Penguin provides a vocabulary of roughly 1, words. So always look out for cheap resources like this as well. Message 5 of 8 26 February at Delicious Digg reddit Facebook StumbleUpon.

Though I don’t use this course as much as the Assimil. However, one thing I can’t fault Wtih for is their notes explaining key words and colloquialisms, which accompany every sentence.

Assimil Language Courses: Russian With Ease Series

Linguaphone is also great but I don’t like having to bounce between four course books simultaneously, though these were developed before the age of iPods and what not dase I can’t hold that against them. Because I usually struggle a lot with grammar. I also enjoy doing a lot of blind shadowing with Assimil and the joke dialogs are definitely are much easier to remember without the translation.


But if you just follow 1 lesson per day you will finish the course in 3 to 4 months. No trivia or quizzes yet. Modern Russian has so far helped clarify a lot of things for me, when certain grammar points weren’t fully sinking in with Assimil alone.

Assimil Russian with Ease (Language Programs, Books & Tapes) Language Learning Forum

TV shows, movies and more. Message 8 of 8 11 March at 8: Click here to order the course! Eussian the time it was a very disruptive approach to how languages were learned in schools. Learn Russian with Assimil! But since you also have Modern Russian which is filled to the brim with grammar drills, I think the two will complement each other nicely. The only reason I got the others is either because they were free or cheap, and just wanted something to break the monotony of two courses, plus rsusian I said I love the older Berlitz Self-Teacher and also the Cortina series.

Is This the Course You Need? Message 3 of 8 26 February at RussianJapaneseCatalanLuxembourgish. All that aside the Assimil and Penguin course by themselves provide a strong foundation for any beginner and could take them to a B2 level I believe with intensive study.

Woth only does every book claim to be the missing puzzle piece to fluency, but Read moreā€¦. And you learn this “with ease” and with a great touch of humor. It might not be the most flashy and fast method, but if you like to take things at a quiet effective pace, then Assimil will provide the right course for you. Want to add to the discussion? Make posts of a political nature – there are other subs for that. Junona Timofejeva added it Aug 12, Marianne rated it really liked it Aug 21, Message 6 of 8 27 February at 3: So see if you identify with one of the following types of people:.



The program features lessons. Kristie rated it really liked it Nov 12, Bogdan Baranowicz rated it liked it Dec 02, None of the courses I mentioned above didn’t bring me to B2 level, unfortunately. The user’s Manual and technical details can be found on the mp3-CD. I think pronunciation should always be learned with your ears rather than your eyes.

Assimil Russian with Ease

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. My only issue with the more modern courses is that their exercises are much thinner than the old courses, and for me this makes it much harder to get familiar with the grammar ideas that are introduced. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But I can say that insisted repetition countless times is compulsory otherwise you can’t retain all the words.